The Microsoft Server Application Virtualization team blog

We cover news, support and everything else related to virtualizing server apps with Server App-V.

Introducing the Server App-V Remote Application Packager

Traditionally, packaging an application for deployment through Server App-V has involved installing...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 02/04/2013

KB: A .NET application crashes after installing the Microsoft Server Application Virtualization client

Here’s a quick KB article on an issue you may run into where a .NET application crashes after...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 12/17/2012

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta Now Available for Download

The Beta of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (“SP1”) enables System Center customers to jointly...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 09/11/2012

Troubleshooting Server Application Virtualization 1.0

In this post, I’m going to walk through most of Server Application Virtualization (SAV) with the...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 07/24/2012

Server App-V Recipe: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Reporting Services

Hi all, Two things: New Recipe I am announcing the posting of yet another Server App-V recipe. This...

Author: Chris Baldwin MSFT Date: 07/03/2012

KB: Custom actions for the Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) Sequencer installer package

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one documents the custom actions that...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 05/15/2012

Server App-V Recipe: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1

Hello again, this is the third Server App-V Recipe I’m posting this week.  The recipes are...

Author: Chris Baldwin MSFT Date: 05/11/2012

KB: Custom actions for the Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) Agent installer package

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one documents the custom actions that...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 05/10/2012

Server App-V Recipe: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

Intro Hi everyone, this is the next instance of a couple planned Server App-V “recipes”...

Author: Chris Baldwin MSFT Date: 05/10/2012

Server App-V Recipe: WS_FTP Server

  Intro Hi everyone, this is the first of a couple Server App-V “recipes” we will be...

Author: Chris Baldwin MSFT Date: 05/09/2012

End to End Application Packaging, Deployment and State Management using Server App-V

This blog post will cover a portion of my MMS session (AM-B316) and will be useful if you're looking...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 04/24/2012

Support policy for Microsoft applications that are running in a Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) environment

Here’s another new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one spells out the official...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 04/03/2012

Support policy for third-party applications that are running in a Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) environment

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published today. This one spells out the official Microsoft...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 04/03/2012

Overcoming WMI Deployment Conflicts in Microsoft Server App-V

Introduction You have just gone through the process of sequencing a package, you go to deploy it in...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 12/01/2011

Accessing Virtual Application Resources

Applications consist of a set of resources (e.g. files, registry values, services, web sites, WMI...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 11/11/2011

Video Walkthrough of Sequencing and Deploying Pet Shop 4.0

A lot of people are new to the packaging process using the Server Application Virtualization...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 11/01/2011

Deployment Configuration Items - It’s all about customization

In Server App-V, we wanted to provide a way to make your virtual packages customizable for you; a...

Author: Gene Ferioli Date: 05/17/2011

How to Manage Virtual Applications Using the Server App-V Agent Cmdlets

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 has everything you need to manage your...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 05/12/2011

The System Center Blog Aggregator app is now available on Android

A few weeks back I announced the System Center Blog Aggregator app for Windows Phone 7 and today I...

Author: J.C. Hornbeck Date: 05/11/2011

Sequencing PetShop 4

As a follow up to Emre’s article on how to create packages using the Server App-V Sequencer,...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 04/26/2011

Creating Virtual Application Packages with Microsoft Server Application Virtualization Sequencer

Server App-V's very own Emre Kanlikilicer recently posted a great introductory article on creating...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 04/19/2011

Isolation and State Separation

Isolation and State Separation are two very important concepts in the world of application...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 04/14/2011

What types of applications should I virtualize with Server Application Virtualization?

Server App-V, a core feature of SCVMM 2012, was created with one purpose in mind: making deployment...

Author: Gene Ferioli Date: 04/08/2011

So, what is “Server App-V”, anyway?

Look there, in the sky! It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No, it’s Server App-V –...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 04/06/2011

Welcome to Server Application Virtualization

Easy as pie. Like taking candy from a baby. A walk in the park. Like shooting fish in a barrel. You...

Author: Derrick Isoka Date: 03/25/2011